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An annual herbaceous plant that can reach 1 metre in height - Hairless, lance-shaped and pinnate - Small, white or pale pink flowers with touches of brown or purple - Numerous seeds in elongated pods.

Latin name

Andrographis paniculata


Plains of India, particularly Sri Lanka, China and South East Asia - Adapts to different habitats and has been introduced into Western Africa, among other regions - Extensively cultivated in China, Thailand and India.

Used part

The aerial parts.

Active components

Andrographolide This substance is responsible for the hepatoprotective effect but also for the anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-chill action.


Andrographis has been known and used in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for a very long time. For centuries, it has been used to treat digestive system disorders, respiratory tract infections, fever and a variety of chronic and infectious diseases. Andrographis is currently used for respiratory disorders such as a cough and to naturally soothe the throat. 1-7 It supports the immune system thanks to its powerful antioxidant action and the modulating effect of the immune system. 8-11 Recent studies have shown that the "Kan jang” complex (the combination of andrographis with eleutherococcus) can successfully be used in a natural approach to winter ailments. 12-19

Bibliographical references

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The health claims relating to other nutrients or substances contained in our products that feature on our site are compliant with Regulation No. 432/2012 of the Commission of 16 May 2012 which establishes a list of authorised health claims authorised in relation to food products, other than those in reference to the reduction of the risk of disease as well as community-based development and child health (cf. website of the European Commission: http://ec.europa.eu/nuhclaims/).